2019 Subaru Outback: A Superhero Wagon-SUV The World Needs

Look! Over on the road! It’s an SUV! It’s a wagon! It’s the 2019 Subaru Outback!

Cheesy callbacks to the 1950’s show Adventures of Superman aside, there’s something truly special about this refreshed Outback. It’s in the mold of a wagon yet has the extra cargo and passenger space of a crossover, and it comes in six heroic trims. DC Comics, eat your heart out.

Two Engines, One Superior Ride

The 2019 Outback is powered by one of two engines.

Stationed on all 2.5i trims (base, Premium, Limited, and Touring) is a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder that makes 175 horsepower and 174 lb.-ft. of torque, allowing it to tow up to 2,700 pounds. Fitted in the 3.6R Limited and Touring trims is a locomotive-like BOXER 3.6L 6-cylinder engine that produces 256 horsepower and 247 pound-foot of torque, allowing it to tow up to 3,000 pounds.

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